Scott Free, Tandem Reteam for Kate Mosse’s 'Labyrinth'

The global best-seller is set to become a four-hour event mini-series.


BERLIN -- Ridley and Tony Scott's production shingle Scott Free is reteaming with German-based Tandem Communications to turn Kate Mosse's medieval thriller Labyrinth into a four-hour event mini-series.

Writer Adrian Hodges (Rome, Primeval) will adapt Mosse's adventure tale for the small screen.

The global best-seller is set both in Medieval and modern-day France and follows two woman bound together by a millennia-old secret, the secret of the holy Grail.

“A new chapter of Labyrinth is about to begin,“ Kate Mosse said. “After eight hundred years of history and five hundred pages of fiction, I am delighted that Scott Free and Tandem Communications are taking Labyrinth from the page to the screen.“

Scott Free and Tandem will begin shooting on Labyrinth this fall in the South of France with delivery set for Spring 2012. The two firms last teamed on the Golden Globe-nominated limited series adaptation of Ken Follett's The Pillars of the Earth and are preparing the sequel World Without End together with U.S. pay channel Starz.